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Xavier Roqué

Xavier Roqué is senior lecturer of History of Science at the Centre for the History of Science (CEHIC) of the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). He did post-doctoral at the University of Cambridge and the Centre de recherche en Histoire des Sciences et des Techniques, La Villette, Paris. His research focuses on the history of physicals sciences in the 20th century. His current research deals with the history of physical sciences in Spain, and in particular on the political and cultural relations of physics in Francoist Spain.


  • Xavier Roqué & Néstor Herran, eds. (2009). "Tracers of modern technoscience". Introduction to Isotopes: Science, Technology, and Medicine in Twentieth Century Science, special issue of Dynamis, 29, p. 123-130.
  • Xavier Roqué, Carlos Acosta & Nicolás Cuvi (2003). Ciencia entre España e Hispanoamérica. Ecos del siglo XX. Bellaterra: Centre d’Estudis d’Història de les Ciències.
  • Xavier Roqué (2001). "Displacing radioactivity". In: Shinn, T.; Joerges, B. eds. Instrumentation. Between Science, State, and Industry (Dordrecht: Kluwer), p. 51-68.
  • Xavier Roqué (1997). “The Manufacture of the Positron”. Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 28, pp. 73–129.
  • Xavier Roqué (1997). “Ciencia e industria en el desarrollo de la radiactividad: El caso de Marie Curie”. Arbor, 156 (613), pp. 25–49.
  • Xavier Roqué & Soraya Boudia, eds. (1997). Science, medicine, and industry: The Curie and Joliot-Curie laboratories. Special issue of History and Technology, 13(4), pp. 241–353.
  • Xavier Roqué (1997). “Marie Curie and the Radium Industry: A Preliminary Sketch”. History and Technology, 13(4), pp. 267–291.
  • Xavier Roqué (1992). “Møller Scattering: A Neglected Application of Early Quantum Electrodynamics”. Archive for History of Exact Sciences, 44 (1992), pp. 197–264.